A flower bed filled with masses of color to grab your attention, blooming from spring through fall -- what could be better in any garden? If what you want is a flower bed filled with masses of the same plant, such as a bed of impatiens or roses, it's easy to get it right.
The lawn has enjoyed decades of popularity, and while there are still plenty of things to love about a great lawn, that expanse of green can sometimes be more trouble than it's worth. Check out these 15 inspiring examples of yards using gravel, stone, native plantings and more.
It's important to keep the purpose of the space in mind when you landscape. You should also consider climate conditions and any other concerns before digging in and planting new flowers or shrubs. Here are the main dos and don'ts of backyard landscape design to guide you.
Landscaping doesn't have to be an expensive investment. There are a lot of affordable projects that will make your garden look beautiful this spring.
Ask anyone where Constitution Gardens is, and they're as likely to say it's in Philadelphia as in Washington, D.C.
The lawn has enjoyed decades of popularity, and while there are still plenty of things to love about a great lawn, that expanse of green can sometimes be more trouble than it's worth.
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Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.
When it was finished, Vaux-le-Comite was indeed a sight to behold, a lovely, Baroque chateau that became the birth place of the style known as the "jardin a la francaise." It was the perfect blending of architecture, landscaping and interior design.
In Parts I and II, I described John's developing passion for nature, which I interpreted grew out of his experience of traumatic loss. From the loss of his mother, to his being "put out to service," John undoubtedly felt both bereft and constrained.
Joni Mitchell would approve. As we officially opened Spring Street Park on June 17, the song "Big Yellow Taxi" came to mind. We were reversing the ir...
These are the folks that believe that anyone that they are paying can pretty much be treated as they see fit if they expect to be paid. Being paid by them can be a trick in and of itself. These are the most disrespectful and most unpleasant to work with. These are the bullies.
Many homeowners strive for the perfect, emerald-green lawn, which often means that their lawn mower suffers considerable use and abuse. And without regular, preventive maintenance, there's a good chance an overworked lawn mower will sputter out just when you need it most.
Image Credit: Mel Kadel Toy Lawnmower To learn to mow the grass, pretend to mow the grass. Pretend enough and you'll get good. Playtime trains t...
Regardless of what Tuesday's debate results herald in its instantaneous wake, all Americans and those who admire us should take stock the morning after to recall the essential principles that have animated our nation's abiding purpose as the four freedoms at last summarize with lapidary precision.